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Qualitative study to identify ethnicity-specific perceptions of and barriers to asthma management in South Asian and White British children with asthma
Objective This paper draws on the data from the Management and Interventions for Asthma (MIA) study to explore the perceptions and experiences of asthma in British South Asian children using semi-structured interviews. A ...
Recipient and donor experiences of known egg donation: Implications for fertility counselling
(Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology (CJRI), 2019-07-28)
Objective: To explore the experiences of known egg donors and recipients in order to inform counselling practice. Background: Relatively little is known about known egg donation as a form of family-building in the UK, and ...
Reproduction research: From complexity to methodological innovation
(Methodological Innovations, 2019-03-04)
On Ice: the impact of vitrification on the use of eggs in fertility treatment
(Portland Press, 2019-10-21)
The possibility to freeze sperm and embryos has long been available to men and women facing infertility as a result of an illness or medical treatment. However, the ability to successfully cryopreserve human eggs is ...
The Lived Experience of Klinefelter Syndrome: A Narrative Review of the Literature
(Frontiers Media SA, 2019)
Patient perceptions of living with severe asthma: Challenges to effective management
(JACI in Practice, 2019-06-06)
Background: The management of severe asthma poses many challenges related to treatment, adherence and psychosocial morbidity. There is little direct data from the patient perspective to understand and negotiate the ...
Egg donation imaginaries: embodiment, ethics, and future family formation
This paper considers the sociological utility of the ‘imaginary’ for understanding how a growing number of women who seek to conceive using donated eggs might make sense of their future desires, hopes and ambivalences. By ...
Whose eggs? Egg providers' perspectives on the creation and utilisation of eggs in the reproductive bio-economy.
As part of the expansion of global fertility markets and an increasingly neo-liberal framing of reproduction, egg donation has undergone a number of technical, political and commercial transformations. Its use by a growing ...
Re-thinking egg donation in Europe: expanding practice, extending boundaries.
The expansion of the use of donor eggs in fertility treatment has been exponential. Whilst the majority of egg donation historically took place in the US, donor eggs are used in over 56, 000 cycles of fertility treatment ...